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  1. 1. news | 29 Jan 2015

    US jobless claims plunge 14%

    By AFP

    » WASHINGTON - New claims for US unemployment insurance benefits plunged to the lowest level in nearly 15 years last week, the Labor Department reported Thursday.

  2. 2. news | 29 Jan 2015

    German jobless rate drops to lowest since fall of Berlin Wall

    By AFP

    » BERLIN - German unemployment fell in January to the lowest level since the country was reunited in 1990, official data showed Thursday.

  3. 3. news | 27 Jan 2015

    Activists urge NLA review of welfare bill


    By Penchan Charoensuthipan, Newspaper section: News

    » Labour rights activists have demanded the National Legislative Assembly (NLA) review its approval of amendments to the social security bill because the draft would disqualify workers who resign from receiving unemploymen...

  4. 4. news | 23 Jan 2015

    Spain jobless rate falls in 2014 but long road ahead to recovery

    By AFP

    » MADRID - Spain's unemployment rate fell for the second straight year in 2014, official data showed Thursday, but at 23.7% the country's labour market still faces a long road to recovery.

  5. 5. news | 20 Jan 2015

    UN warns of growing inequality and joblessness

    By AFP

    » GENEVA - Unemployment will rise by 11 million in the next five years due to slower growth and turbulence, the UN warned on Tuesday.

  6. 6. news | 09 Jan 2015

    US jobless rate falls to 5.6% in best year since 1999

    By AFP

    » The US unemployment rate fell to 5.6 percent in December, the lowest level in six and a half years, as the country capped its best year for job creation since 1999.

  7. 7. news | 07 Jan 2015

    Workers: the poor orphans of the US economic boom

    By AFP

    » WASHINGTON - It is one of the contradictions of the US economic boom: the unemployment rate has fallen to the lowest level in six years, but workers' wages have remained almost flat.

  8. 8. business | 18 Dec 2014

    US jobless claims fall for fourth week

    » WASHINGTON — New claims for US unemployment insurance benefits fell last week, sticking to a downward trend as the labour market strengthens.

  9. 9. news | 16 Dec 2014

    Jobless mother buries baby alive

    By Chinnawat Singha

    » Stress from unemployment and lack of money to care for her new child drove a woman to bury her 24-day-old baby boy alive in Phitsanulok on Tuesday, police said.

  10. 10. business | 11 Dec 2014

    Australia's unemployment rate hits 12-year high

    By AFP

    » Australia's jobless rate hit a 12-year high in November, data showed Thursday, as more people looked for jobs in a softening economy hurt by falling commodity prices and weak Chinese demand.

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